Quantitative ecologist Kai Zhu wins NSF funding for climate change research and education UC Santa Cruz News July 02, 2021 By Allison Arteaga Soergel SHARE THIS STORY:TwitterFacebookLinkedInReddit Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Kai Zhu specializes in research that combines traditional ecology methods with cutting-edge data science tools. Changes in plant phenology—like earlier emergence of flowers and leaves in the spring—are a more easily observable impact of rising global average temperatures. Photo: Carolyn Lagattuta Associate Professor of [...]
By Kai Zhu|2021-07-02T13:13:10-07:00July 2nd, 2021|News|
Yiluan Song is awarded the Hammett Fellowship established by Benjamin and Ruth Hammett in the Department of Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz. The Hammett Fellowship funds interdisciplinary research on climate change or climate change and water issues. Yiluan will use this fellowship to improve the ecological forecasting of leafing and flowering phenology during climate change to inform public health.
By Kai Zhu|2021-07-02T13:11:40-07:00June 4th, 2021|News|
From UC Santa Cruz News Climate change sends tropical species racing to higher elevations, while temperate counterparts lag behind Responses to rising temperatures vary by latitude, but researchers fear there may be no clear winners among these strategies May 17, 2021 By Allison Arteaga Soergel Mount Karimui, in Papua New Guinea, is one example of a mountainous tropical environment where species are rapidly moving to higher altitudes in an attempt to escape warming temperatures. [...]
By Kai Zhu|2021-05-17T15:19:20-07:00May 17th, 2021|News|
Kai and Prof. Yu Zhang (Electrical and Computer Engineering) are awarded a Collaborative Research Grant from the Committee of Research at UC Santa Cruz for 2021-2022. The research topic is to model and predict wildfires using artificial intelligence.
By Kai Zhu|2021-05-14T15:35:37-07:00May 14th, 2021|News|
ESA Announcement UC Santa Cruz News UC Santa Cruz faculty recognized for excellence in ecology March 25, 2021 By Allison Arteaga Soergel UC Santa Cruz Professor Ingrid Parker earned a 2021 ESA fellow award for her work partnering with resource managers to conserve biological diversity through invasive species removal and ecosystem restoration. Professor Karen Holl's award recognizes her accomplishments in "bringing science into decision making," through her efforts to improve the effectiveness of tree-growing campaigns. Professor [...]
By Kai Zhu|2021-03-25T11:27:41-07:00March 25th, 2021|News|